*Do you care about social justice?
*Do you want to learn about community organizing?
*Are you interested in working with families to push for social change?
Then sign up here and start volunteering today! Or click here to read all about LUPE’s internship opportunities.
*Past volunteer and intern projects:
Revitalize Not Militarize Border Quilt. Read about LUPE intern Yesi Ontiveros and her project collecting stories of border community members negatively impacted by border militarization.
Al Colegio, Si Se Puede! Read about LUPE’s intern, Cecilia Corral, and her summer helping to prepare high school students for college.
UTPA and STC advocacy for the DREAM Act. Over the Fall 2010 semester, LUPE student volunteers educated UTPA and STC students on the importance of passing the DREAM Act.
Organizing against Texas anti-immigrant legislation. Youth and students collected postcards in their class rooms, at church, and at home against the over 70 pieces of anti-immigrant legislation filed in Texas’ 82nd Legislative Session.
Cesar Chavez March and International Workers’ Day planning. Youth are an increasingly important part of the planning for the yearly Cesar Chavez March and May Day events. Youth volunteers worked with LUPE members and other community organizations throughout the planning and execution process for the two major events. Check out the fruits of their labor here and here.